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Anne Valente came to town

Anne Valente came to Wright State for a reading this past Wednesday, and by god, she was as charming as her fiction. I love it when I like writers as much as I like their writing. She was gracious with her time, attentive to students and their questions, and read with authority and grace.




She lives in Cincinnati and I hope we keep in touch. What a treat to keep meeting such awesome local authors.

Huge thanks to Jane Blakelock for the wonderful pics!


Some great readings

Anne Valente is coming to Wright State for a reading next semester and I couldn’t be more excited. Her first book By Light We Knew Our Names is full of fun and inventive stories. You can read my review of it over at Heavy Feather Review.


She’ll be reading on campus at 6:00, Wednesday, January 21 at the Stein Gallery in the Creative Arts Center building. Mark your calendars!